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  • Zachary Quinto, Brian Cox Join NBC Miniseries 'The Slap'

    Zachary Quinto and Brian Cox will join Peter Sarsgaard and Mary-Louise Parker in upcoming NBC miniseries "The Slap," the network announced Tuesday. Quinto will play Harry, a mechanic/dealer specializing in expensive European automobiles who lives in...
  • 'The Ring 3′ Moves Ahead With F. Javier Gutierrez Directing for Paramount

    Paramount Pictures has tapped F. Javier Gutierrez to direct the next installment in "The Ring" franchise. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are on board as producers and it is unknown at this time if Naomi Watts will return to star. Based on a Japanese...
  • Blackbeard epic 'Crossbones' has NBC crossing its fingers

     Blackbeard epic 'Crossbones' has NBC crossing its fingers
    The real Blackbeard was a notorious English-born pirate who was chased down and beheaded by a Colonial naval force off the coast of North Carolina in 1718, when he was believed to be in his 30s. In "Crossbones," the nine-episode historical epic from NBC...
  • Participant Media Boards Malala Yousafzai Docu As Co-Financer With Image Nation

    Participant Media is joining Image Nation Abu Dhabi as co-financer of the upcoming documentary about Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani student activist who survived a Taliban assassination attempt. Docu is being helmed by "Waiting for Superman" director...
  • Barbie coming to the big screen in live-action comedy for Sony

    Barbie is going from the toy store shelf to the silver screen. The iconic blond-haired, blue-eyed doll will be featured in an coming live-action comedy, Sony Pictures and Mattel announced Wednesday. Production for the movie, which Sony sees as its...
  • Barbie Movie in Development at Sony as Live Action Comedy

    Mattel has found a starring role for Barbie, setting up a live action comedy at Sony Pictures that the toymaker will produce with Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. The studio plans to start lensing the film by the end of the year, using a script...
  • NFL Concussion Book Heading into Movie-TV Development

    Parkes/MacDonald Prods. has acquired movie and TV rights to the book "League of Denial: The NFL, Concussions and the Battle for Truth." The deal comes less than four months after the NFL reached a $765 million settlement with more than 4,500 former...
  • Dwayne Johnson Eyes 'Fall Guy' Film Produced by WWE Studios, Hyde Park

    Dwayne Johnson is in negotiations to star in a feature film version of the TV show "The Fall Guy" that Hyde Park and WWE Studios will produce and co-finance. Deal is significant since it would mark the first major movie Johnson will work with WWE Studios...
  • NBC's 2013-14 schedule banks on new shows, past stars

    NBC's 2013-14 schedule banks on new shows, past stars
    Hoping to change it prime time fortunes, NBC announced a bold new schedule Sunday filled with new shows and familiar stars. The network plans to introduce 17 new series during the season, including six new comedies, eight new dramas and three new reality...